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The Battle Between the Romans and the Sabines; Apparition of Romulus to Proculus, Two Studies after the Carracci; Candelabrum

Upper drawing of two figures in combat, warrior with sword and shield, and woman with babe in arms. Other figures in combat in background, and at both sides. Lower left, kneeling old man in robes, with warrior figure in mid air above and to right. Lower right, candelabrum flanked by putti at base, and by nude females above, both pairs holding garlands.

Credit: Museum purchase through gift of various donors...

Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk on white heavy wove paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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